Quake: A Novel

byAuour JonsdottirTranslated byMeg Matich

February 18, 2022|
Quake: A Novel by Auour Jonsdottir
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Nominated for the Icelandic Literary Prize, Quake: A Novel is a haunting novel-in-translation about Saga, a woman who comes to after an epileptic seizure on a sidewalk along busy Miklabraut Street. 

Her three-year-old son is gone. The last thing she remembers is a double-decker bus that no one else can confirm seeing. Over the following days, Saga’s mind is beset by memories and doubts. What happened before her seizure? Who can she trust? And how can she make any sense of her emotions when her memory is so fragmented?

Hailed as Auður Jonsdottir's "best-written novel so far," Quake is a shocking and revelatory exploration of the blurred lines between fact and fiction, reality and imagination, and where mother ends and child begins.

Auður Jónsdóttir is one of the most accomplished authors writing in Icelandic today. She won the Icelandic Literary Prize for The People in the Basement and the Icelandic Women's Literature Prize for Secretaries to the Spirits. Both of these novels were nominated for the Nordic Council's Literature Prize. Auður's latest novel, Quake (S...
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Title:Quake: A Novel
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:264 pages, 7 X 5 X 0.61 in
Shipping dimensions:264 pages, 7 X 5 X 0.61 in
Published:February 18, 2022
Publisher:Dottir Press
Language:English
ISBN - 13:9781948340168

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